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A college education will prepare you for an exciting career in your field of interest. It is also one of the best investments you can make in yourself and your future well-being. Hence, learning the fundamentals of business through a business minor can help enhance your return on investment.

Minors in

“A minor is a structured selection of courses by which a student can enrich his or her academic preparation through concentrated study of a discipline that is different from, but may be related to, the student’s declared major. A minor is a means to augment or complement the major by broadening the student’s academic experience or serving as preparation for a specific career.”

A minor consists of a minimum of 18 units, as specified by the department or program, at least nine of which must be upper-division. The minor may be in a single subject or interdisciplinary.

Also, Certificate in:

  • International Business

Certificate programs differ from baccalaureate majors and minors in their emphasis on practical and applied uses of knowledge in a specific area of human enterprise.

This certificate combines an undergraduate degree in business with additional training in the area of international business. The objective of the program is to enhance the scope and perception of the business student to include the international business environment. Courses used to meet the certificate requirements may also apply toward College of Business Administration degree requirements.

Unfortunately, students in the following categories are not eligible to declare a business minor:

  1. Graduate Students
  2. Business Majors
  3. Undeclared or Pre-Majors

Students may not declare or receive a minor in the same subject as the major, and the major and minor may not have the same title. Minors are awarded only as part of a baccalaureate degree, meaning that you must be pursuing a major too. You may not finish a minor after graduation. Students who are pursuing a major in Business Administration may not minor in business.